The Club will be holding a qualifying tournament to select eight players to represent the University of Toronto at the Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Championships to be held at Columbus, Ohio, December 27-30, 2017. Travel and accommodation will be paid for by Hart House.
Time Control: 60 minutes + 30 seconds increment
Round 1: 9am October 7th
Round 2: 12pm October 7th
Round 3: 3pm October 7th
Round 4: 10am October 8th
Round 5: 1pm October 8th
Tiebreaks (if needed) 4pm October 8th
0-point-byes are in effect. Players are expected to play all rounds.
Forced byes will be awarded 1/2 point.
Ratings will be used for seeding/pairing purposes but the tournament itself will not be rated with the Chess Federation of Canada.
Arbiter: Mr. Alex Ferreira
Participants are kindly asked to register online by Friday, Oct. 6th, 9:00 pm. To do that send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
- Your first and last name
- Your current Elo rating
No entry fee is required but all players must show up at 8:40am Saturday morning, as a registered member of the Hart House Chess Club, at the playing hall (Committees Room – 2nd floor of the Hart House).
To participate in Pan-Am-Qualifier one must be a member of the Hart House Chess Club.
To participate in the Pan-Ams tournament itself the following requirements must be met:
– availability to travel to Columbus from December 26th-30th.
– 2.00 or higher GPA, 3.00 for players with a FIDE (chess federation) title.
– a $250 deposit must be paid to Hart House by October 31st
– participants will be required to attend a tutorial on Safety Abroad
as per UofT policy
– participants will be responsible for, and required to have valid
passport, travel visa if applicable, and travel health insurance